…at the Bookshop…..literally ! ……

… my Weston Park – Western Bank 360 Panorama (which features Blackwell’s Bookshop) – is now available (Fine Art Prints and Greeting Cards) at Blackwell’s Bookshop, Sheffield !! …..

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…… the painting also includes : The Childrens Hospital, Sheffield University (Firth Court building) and the School of Music, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Weston Park & Museum, the Bandstand, Arts Tower, the old Hendersons Relish Factory, ….. two Retired Greyhounds with special friends……and much more !!……

…………close up of Blackwell’s Bookshop ……..Blackwells

…. click here for  :Blackwell’s Sheffield, facebook page..

…..Thankyou for looking !

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…at The Club House ! …yes, it’s a busy day at Beauchief Golf Club……

….. my latest Commissioned watercolour painting……

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“Beauchief Golf Club – The Club House”

…unveiled at the AGM this week. I’m very happy with this painting, which features 7 Lady Golfers, 4 Men….and 6 Hounds ……. all real ! (though not all there at the same time!) …….

…….Limited Edition (/100) Fine Art prints will be available, to order…… details shortly, in the Shop…….

…..Thankyou for looking, and Thankyou to Beauchief Golf Club !

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…on the map…

…  “Nether Edge – Panorama with Hounds”. Watercolour & ink on old Nether Edge Ordnance Survey map (1903 Godfrey Edition), 44 x 28 cm…

… the painting is of Nether Edge, with shops & cafes there today, and features some Hound friends…

… it’s been auctioned, and raised a fabulous £200, which has been shared between Friends of Ferals (Sheffield) and Greyhound Trust (Sheffield) ….

…a massive THANKYOU to Bannerdale Osteopaths ! for the winning bid…

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…Thanks everyone !

 

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from Chatsworth …to ChatsWoof ! …..

….. visited the new exhibition at Chatsworth House & Garden last week – “The Dog: A Celebration at Chatsworth”. It was brilliant and I was inspired by their “Dog Walk Map”, to add a few “Hounds” in watercolour & ink…….

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… at the old Post Office…..

…. a favourite painting from a few years ago …. the original Post Office at Nether Edge, with the first Sheffield Cats Shelter van. Seen here, possibly around 1950…….. the old Post Office is currently Wickwire gift shop……..

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…. . now available as fine art prints, at Wickwire, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1RU……..

 

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… Stars & Stripes ……..

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……. watercolour & ink on found object …….

 

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…Happy “World Book Day”………

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“Cecil* reads Hendersons Relish Cookbook”……… (*Cecil from Sheffield Retired Greyhound Trust,from a few years ago)…….. Happy “World Book Day” everyone !!

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…5….on No.5…….

….. something different, for a quick interlude……

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…….. drawn on found object, Vogue magazine…..

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…The Christmas Fiddle……

…. 27th December 2018, at Beauchief Golf Club, Sheffield…….watercolour

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…Yorkshire Christmas…a Resounding Result ! …..

…sales from my “Yorkshire Christmas” (cards & auction of the artwork) have raised a Grand Total of …. £400 ! Phenomenal !! This will be donated to Friends of Ferals – who feed,rescue,treat and sometimes even manage to find homes for, feral cats & kittens living rough, in and around Sheffield. More news will follow soon about how the funds will be used…..

……It a cause very close to my heart, so THANKYOU to everyone who has bought cards and supported this event. Cards have also raised funds for Labrador Welfare (Sheffield) and Greyhound Trust Sheffield ……..Thank you everyone !FrontFB

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… some Sheffield Classics ……

… my latest painting features several Sheffield Classics – and for the fourth time !…This latest version was a sudden & unexpected request. My first version was back in 2011, and I think it will be a while before I paint it again….. hope you like it !

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…the painting will be on show at Nether Farmers Market, Sunday 9th December, 11-3pm, with prints available. Hope to see you there !

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…Attention ! …..its Crookes Hardware !…

….yes, here is Teddy, standing to attention ! and selling my “Yorkshire Christmas” cards to raise funds for Labrador Welfare, here in Sheffield…..

….so whilst stocking up on hardware, having keys cut (and most importantly, fussing Teddy,Tommy and Mouse!) stock up on Christmas cards too – Limited Edition, whilst stocks last ! ……Crookes Hardware, 166 Crookes,Sheffield……..Thanks everyone !….

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A Yorkshire Christmas – Grand Unveiling !….

…. to see all 1 minute and 20 seconds of this momentous occasion…please click here (not the image below 🙂 )

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…Christmas Cards NOW available at :

a) Sheffield Scene, 49 Surrey Street, Sheffield City Centre (min. £1 from each card to Friends of Ferals)
b) Crookes Hardware,166 Crookes (100% of sales supporting Labrador Welfare)
c) Wickwire,Nether Edge Road (supporting a local animal Rescue AND Friends of Ferals)
d) The Framery, 349 Sharrow Vale Road,Sheffield S7 (min. £1 from each card to Friends of Ferals)
e) Me ! – at Nether Edge Farmers’ Market, Sunday 9th December (100% of Xmas card sales on the day, to Friends of Ferals)…..
f) Friends of Ferals – more details soon…
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g) Greyhound Trust Sheffield Christmas Fair – sunday 18th November – details here – with card sales on the day supporting Greyhound Trust Sheffield and Friends of Ferals !

Thanks for everyone’s support !

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…a Yorkshire Christmas ! …..

…. my 2018 Christmas Cards “A Very Merry Yorkshire Christmas, with Cats, Dogs and a Splash of Relish !”….will be unveiled at 11.30 a.m on Saturday 10th November, at Wickwire, Nether Edge, Sheffield…….all invited ! with refreshments (whilst supplies last !)……if you can’t make it, the full design will be revealed here later…….

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…”Cheers….While Stocks last !!” …….

… featuring Hound in a turquoise coat, and a very rare, Public Telephone Box……Ecclesall Road,Sheffield, today from the window of Caffe Nero……

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….. Pigma Micron and watercolour on Moleskin, London City Notebook…

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… Gallivanting !!… in a Willys Jeep !…its …

…George, Gigi and Gonzo …. on the “Isle of Dogs” (page 80 & 81 London A-Z) ….

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… watercolour & Pigma Micron …..

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Rihanna !!! ……. meets……

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Greyhanna….. Vogue, September 2018, page 285.

….. Sharpie fine-liner & watercolour.

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… A to Z … from Allotments to Zeds …..

… my A to Z of Nether Edge, Sheffield …… here are some snippets in a slideshow ….. A3 posters available, from Wickwire at Nether Edge, £10 each, whilst stocks last…..

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…Happy ….. Yorkshire Day …..

… 1st August……

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… Blossoms… and …

… an Italian Greyhound…

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… inspired by a visit to the Royal Hallamshire Hospital yesterday …

… watercolour 3″ x 5″ …

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